Articles From : bjgreen
Everything changed here on October 14, 1918, with the large headline, “‘Flu’ Invades Santa Barbara; Schools, Movies, Other Public Gathering Places May Close.”
The women of Santa Barbara started the Santa Barbara branch of the Red Cross in March 1917 during World War I.
We didn’t have the app-based taxi company called Uber back in Santa Barbara in 1915, but we did have a similar alternative transport system called the jitney.
Over 100 years ago a famous landscape painter settled in Santa Barbara.
The big news on the restaurant scene here in January 1916 was the world premiere of the newly invented “Abadie Cuisine Roulante.”
In January of 1919, Santa Barbara County selected women for their grand jury for the first time in history.
An actual Great Dane named Hamlet enamored locals 100 years ago.
In December 1919, a shootout with a fugitive took place at the Santa Barbara Police Office.